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Shaker “Great Barns” 1820s-1880s


Shaker “Great Barns” 1820s-1880s: Evolution of Shaker Dairy Barn Design and Its Relation to the Agricultural Press
by Lauren A. Stiles

Shaker leaders built big dairy barns, sent articles and barn diagrams to the specialized agricultural press, and hosted editors and writers on barn tours. This richly illustrated book explores the unexpected relationship between nineteenth century Shaker religious leaders and scientific agricultural journalists.

Paperback, 188 pages, illustrations, 26 cm., Richard W. Couper Press, 2013

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